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SVTRick

2,977 posts

82 months

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Tuesday 24th May 2011 quote quote all
Looks like the the ideal teating place for my new Truck Horns on the 10 tonner.

And we can tunnel run in there and make lots of noise keeping within the speed
monitoring settings :-)


Thanks for posting up the info and photos...

Waugh-terfall

18,483 posts

87 months

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Tuesday 24th May 2011 quote quote all
Oh! I was up on the Southern Viewing Platform around 5.30



If the specs cameras are on the central reservation, what are these?



ETA: Just looked again and realised that that ARE on the central reservation... silly

shimmey69

1,500 posts

65 months

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Tuesday 24th May 2011 quote quote all
Waugh-terfall said:
Oh! I was up on the Southern Viewing Platform around 5.30



If the specs cameras are on the central reservation, what are these?

They are specs cameras in the central reservation!!!!!

Landshark

1,811 posts

68 months

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Tuesday 24th May 2011 quote quote all
shimmey69 said:
Waugh-terfall said:
Oh! I was up on the Southern Viewing Platform around 5.30



If the specs cameras are on the central reservation, what are these?

They are specs cameras in the central reservation!!!!!
Lol, we had left by four. You wouldn't have been able to miss us, a sea of reflective yellow!!!!

Dizeee

12,980 posts

93 months

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Tuesday 24th May 2011 quote quote all
Serious, serious tunnel.

That's blatently gonna get spanked on day 1. Glad I don't work in Surrey wink
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NormanD

3,182 posts

115 months

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Wednesday 25th May 2011 quote quote all
Found that the tunnel is opening Southbound on the 6th Northbound a few days later in the Petersfield Post
http://www.petersfieldpost.co.uk/news/bordon/drivi...



And found this animated Video
http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/29300.as...


Infact the opening will be exactly 5 years from the project being given the go-ahead on the 6th July 2006


Edited by NormanD on Wednesday 25th May 22:44

Choppy

48 posts

51 months

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Thursday 26th May 2011 quote quote all
The in-laws live a few miles from here, I can not wait for some unecessarily high revs

NormanD

3,182 posts

115 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
Is this the first accident in the tunnel

http://uk.autoblog.com/2011/05/14/miracle-escape-f...

Landshark

1,811 posts

68 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
NormanD said:
Is this the first accident in the tunnel

http://uk.autoblog.com/2011/05/14/miracle-escape-f...
No

RichB

31,029 posts

171 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
NormanD said:
Is this the first accident in the tunnel

http://uk.autoblog.com/2011/05/14/miracle-escape-f...
Was that in the Hindhead Tunnel?

Le Mans Visitor

932 posts

89 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
NormanD said:
Found that the tunnel is opening Southbound on the 6th Northbound a few days later in the Petersfield Post
http://www.petersfieldpost.co.uk/news/bordon/drivi...



And found this animated Video
http://www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/29300.as...


Infact the opening will be exactly 5 years from the project being given the go-ahead on the 6th July 2006


Edited by NormanD on Wednesday 25th May 22:44
That animated video just happens to be a Dodge Viper. shame the sound isnt working!

NormanD

3,182 posts

115 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
RichB said:
NormanD said:
Is this the first accident in the tunnel

http://uk.autoblog.com/2011/05/14/miracle-escape-f...
Was that in the Hindhead Tunnel?
No, but just shows what can happen!!

NWVT

2,627 posts

71 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
All im saying is this is less than 10 mins form me and i cant wait to get the RS in there Bring The Noise

Waugh-terfall

18,483 posts

87 months

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Friday 27th May 2011 quote quote all
NWVT said:
All im saying is this is less than 10 mins form me and i cant wait to get the RS in there Bring The Noise
Less than 2 for me. hehe All well and good bar the fact that I've not got a loud car. haha.

BrightYellowTVR

1,008 posts

154 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
So has anyone done the maths on this one to see how long you have to wait for, after passing the first set of cameras to give it the beans through the tunnel and pass the second set still within the average speed (time). I guess the time it takes to pass through both sets at the correct maximum speed is the total time you would have to stay within.

Does that make sense? I am sure someone will correct me and come up with the total time.
Cheers Jon

hyperblue

2,396 posts

67 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
Waugh-terfall said:
Less than 2 for me. hehe All well and good bar the fact that I've not got a loud car. haha.
Perfect excuse for me to go home, 5 minutes from tunnel + loud car hehe

D34NO87

819 posts

59 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
BrightYellowTVR said:
So has anyone done the maths on this one to see how long you have to wait for, after passing the first set of cameras to give it the beans through the tunnel and pass the second set still within the average speed (time). I guess the time it takes to pass through both sets at the correct maximum speed is the total time you would have to stay within.

Does that make sense? I am sure someone will correct me and come up with the total time.
Cheers Jon
I get what your saying, I was thinking about that too, like could you go the first half of the tunnel at 50 then the second half at 90? Because that should aveage out?
You won't be able to stop and wait because the radar will pick up a stationary or slow moving car and think there is an inncident.

NormanD

3,182 posts

115 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
BrightYellowTVR said:
So has anyone done the maths on this one to see how long you have to wait for, after passing the first set of cameras to give it the beans through the tunnel and pass the second set still within the average speed (time). I guess the time it takes to pass through both sets at the correct maximum speed is the total time you would have to stay within.

Does that make sense? I am sure someone will correct me and come up with the total time.
Cheers Jon
Without puting pen to paper I would think 1 min

Seeing the tunnel is 1.1 miles and the cameras look as if just before and after
so that should near enough take a min to average 70mph

MX-5 Lazza

7,278 posts

106 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
BrightYellowTVR said:
So has anyone done the maths on this one to see how long you have to wait for, after passing the first set of cameras to give it the beans through the tunnel and pass the second set still within the average speed (time). I guess the time it takes to pass through both sets at the correct maximum speed is the total time you would have to stay within.

Does that make sense? I am sure someone will correct me and come up with the total time.
Cheers Jon
MX-5 Lazza said:
Just use a pace car. As long as they stick to the speed limit and you are following them past both cameras you can do what you like through the tunnel wink
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SVTRick

2,977 posts

82 months

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Saturday 28th May 2011 quote quote all
BrightYellowTVR said:
So has anyone done the maths on this one to see how long you have to wait for, after passing the first set of cameras to give it the beans through the tunnel and pass the second set still within the average speed (time). I guess the time it takes to pass through both sets at the correct maximum speed is the total time you would have to stay within.

Does that make sense? I am sure someone will correct me and come up with the total time.
Cheers Jon
Maybe choose the day your front plate just happend to get broken off after a minor car park incident.
Some drivers eh .....
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